Deminers discover big cache of shells, ammo


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(The Phnom Penh Post) Many cases of K57 grenade launcher ammunition and 30 82mm recoilless rifle shells were destroyed by the HALO Trust on January 19, after people found them buried in the ground in Trapaing Chor commune’s Chheuteal Chrum village of Kampong Speu province’s Oral district.

Houn Ny, manager of HALO Trust’s unexploded ordnance demining team, said 24 cases of K57 grenades and 30 DK82 shells were safely disposed of in a location far from any settlements.

“Our team stored the explosives for two days before we destroyed them,” he said.

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Published: Thursday, January 20, 2022

Last Updated: Thursday, January 20, 2022

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